The Battle of Siddim or Battle of the Vale of Siddim, also often called the War of Kings, refers to an event in the Hebrew Bible book of Genesis 14:1-12 that occurred in the days of Abram and Lot. Genesis 14:3 - All these were joined together in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea. Whether this event occurred in history has been disputed by scholars. The battle between the foreign coalition of four kings against the local coalition of five kings takes place at the Valley of Siddim (14:3, 8), which is identified as the Dead Sea (14:3). The Battle of Siddim or Battle of the Vale of Siddim, also often called the War of Kings, refers to an event in the Hebrew Bible book of Genesis 14:1-12 that occurred in the days of Abram and Lot. The Vale of Siddim was the battleground for the cities of the Jordan Plain revolting against the Elamite empire and its Mesopotamian allies. The Battle of the Vale of Siddim often called the War of Nine Kings or the Slaughter of Chedorlaomer, was an event in the Hebrew Bible book of Genesis 14:1-17 that occurred in the days of Abram and Lot. It is significant that the first Bible battle of any note that Scripture mentions are one that involves one of the most diverse groups of armies (on both sides) of the war. Genesis 14:8 - And there went out the king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same [is] Zoar;) … The Battle of Siddim (also known as the War of the Nine Kings) is the famous Bible story of when Abraham rescues Lot. Genesis 14:8The king of Sodom, and the king of Gomorrah, and the king of Admah, and the king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the same is Zoar) went out; and they set the battle in array against them in the valley of Siddim; Genesis 14:9against Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of Goiim, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings against the five.

Before the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, The Elamite empire occupied the Land of Canaan which included all of the Jordan River Plain and many surrounding tribes and cities. The Vale of Siddim (西訂谷,valley of Dead Sea) was the battleground for the cities of the Jordan Plain revolting against the Elamite empire and itsMesopotamian allies. The Vale of Siddim was the battleground for the cities of the Jordan River plain revolting against the Elamite empire and its Mesopotamian allies. The Vale of Siddim was the battleground for the cities of the Jordan River plain revolting against Mesopotamian rule.